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  • He walked out on the prairie and stood holding his hat like some supplicant to the darkness over them all and he stood there for a long time.†   (source)
  • There was no naos, so of course no pronaos, no altar, no statues of the gods or of their supplicants.†   (source)
  • She's probably another supplicant," Cyril said, "come to beg you to take away a gift you gave her at birth."†   (source)
  • His bearing and manner, as well as the number of supplicants crowded around his elevated chair, indicated that he was in all likelihood a creature of high status, if not the Troll King himself.†   (source)
  • She collapsed; he caught her in the fall and carried her out of the narrow street as an adoring supplicant might a religious social worker.†   (source)
  • The rector was standing half a flight of stairs above her, so that she had to gaze up at him like a supplicant.†   (source)
  • He would listen to each case as it was laid before him, pronounce his judgment …. and read a bit whilst his captain-of-guards went to bring in the next supplicant.†   (source)
  • And even if, say, I interfere--burn up somebody's meadhall, for instance, whether because I just feel like it or because some supplicant asked me to--even then I do not change the future, I merely do what I saw from the beginning.†   (source)
  • "Yes of course, Lieutenant," he answered, bowing his head in a most supplicant angle.†   (source)
  • Nothing was forgotten, every service requested was provided, and De Roos or the other doctors who made their rounds— specialists in infection, the heart, and Rontgenology-had long technical conversations with Alessandro, thus keeping him far better informed than most of the other supplicants who were drawn daily to the hospital.†   (source)
  • Eve gave one particularly devout-looking supplicant a few tokens and was rewarded with a beatific smile and a glossy pebble.†   (source)
  • But the Gods have other things to do: they cannot attend to the pleas of every supplicant who dares to raise his cares to heaven.†   (source)
  • Churches generally had a small apartment prepared for the reception of supplicants.   (source)
  • They may have looked like supplicants but their questions were not conciliatory.   (source)
  • "How many supplicants do we have today?" he inquired.†   (source)
  • Hespira's mother came as a supplicant and offered to add her seedlings to the garden.†   (source)
  • Courtiers filled the gallery while supplicants clustered near the towering oak-and-bronze doors.†   (source)
  • A curtain provided privacy to supplicants.†   (source)
  • Seated, holding his hat in his hands like a supplicant, Kleppmann had managed to make Will Jr crawl.†   (source)
  • And when she reaches Westeros, and meets you for the first time, you will meet as equals, man and woman, not queen and supplicant.†   (source)
  • The incense burned in braziers unattended by a priest, and there was no sign of supplicants, or of a recent sacrifice.†   (source)
  • He knew better than to come to Melisandre's chambers like a supplicant, insisting she come to him instead should she have need of words with him.†   (source)
  • Am I not your supplicant?†   (source)
  • Fructosa and Tranquilino, his old servants, were with the supplicants in the Cathedral.†   (source)
  • Tom was on his feet so suddenly that the supplicant was startled into a jump herself.†   (source)
  • Churches generally had a small apartment prepared for the reception of supplicants.†   (source)
  • The door opened gently; the beautiful supplicant pretended not to hear the noise, and in a voice broken by tears, she continued: "God of vengeance!†   (source)
  • I was too proud to ask Mr. Sands to do any thing for my own benefit; but I could bring myself to become a supplicant for my children.†   (source)
  • My guardian threw his supplicant off with supreme indifference, and left him dancing on the pavement as if it were red hot.†   (source)
  • "No," replied the supplicant; "it is not the voice of Tachechana that you hear, but this boy, speaking with the tongue of his mother.†   (source)
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